Derbew Belew

Name: Derbew Belew
Academic Rank  :
  Associate Professor
Field of Specialization  :  Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Research interest  :  Agronomy, Physiology



List of Publication  :

  1. Derbew Belew, 2000. Fruit Production and Management: Teaching Text. Jimma University College of Agriculture. Jimma, Ethiopia.
  2. Derbew B., Ali M. and Edossa E., 2000. Effect of age of rootstock and grafting techniques on the healing of avocado (Persea americana) grafts. Proceedings of the Jimma University College of Agriculture Research Progress Report/ 1985-2000.pp. 30-31. 
  3. Derbew B. and A.N. Mokashi, 2007. Studies on salt tolerance in grapes (Vitis spp) (Abstract) – Karnataka Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 20 (4). 887.
  4. Derbew B. and A.N. Mokashi, C.P. Patel and R. Hegde, 2007. Effect of mycorrhizal inoculation and different salinity levels on root colonization, growth and chlorophyll content of grape rootstocks (Vitis spp). International Journal of Tropical Agricultural Research & Extension, 10: 79-83. 
  5. Derbew B., Astatkie T., Mokashi A.N., Yehenew G. and C.P. Patil, 2010. Effects of salinity and mycorrhizal inoculation (Glomus fasciculatum) on growth responses of grape rootstocks (Vitis spp). South African Journal of Enology and Viticulture, 31 (2): 82-88. 
  6. Claudia Mitchell, Derbew Belew, Adugna Debela, Diriba Muleta and Sirawdink Fikreyesus, 2010. “The farmer and her husband”: Engendering the curriculum in a Faculty of Agriculture in an Ethiopian university, Agenda (86): 66-77.
  7. Berhanu Yadeta, Derbew Belew, Wosene Gebreselassie and Fekadu Marame, 2011. Genetic Association among Some Attributes of Hot Pepper (Capsicum annum L.) Genotypes in West Shoa, Ethiopia. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, 7(4):567-573.
  8. Girma Hailemichael, Digafie Tilahun, Ali Mohammed, Derbew Belew and Amsalu Nebiyu, 2009.  Effect of Stage of Maturity at Harvest on Quality of Different Ginger Cultivars in Southwestern Ethiopia. Proceedings of the Second Biennial Conference of Ethiopian Horticultural Science Society, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Vol. II. 96-99.
  9. Berhanu Yadeta, Derbew Belew, Wosene Gebreselassie and Fekadu Marame. Study on Variability in Capsicum Genotypes. American-Eurasian Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Science, 10(4):587-592
  10. Maru Ayenew, Derbew Belew, Ali Mohammed and Wondyifraw Tefera, 2011. Development of Simple Methods for the Determination of Optimum Stage of Maturity of Six Cultivars of Avocado (Persea americana Mill.) at Jimma, Southwest Ethiopia,  Trends in Horticultural Research 1(1):12-19
  11. Jiregna T., Derbew B. and Kassaun B. Variability, Heritability and Genetic Advance in Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.). American-Eurasian Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Science, 11 (1):87-94.

Derbew Belew and A.N. Mokashi, 2011. Salt Tolerance in Grapes: Response of Arbuscular Mycorrhyzal Fungus (Glomus fasciculatum) Inoculated Grape Rootstocks to Varying Levels of Soil Salinity. Monograph, LAMBERT Academic Publishing. ISBN 978-3-8443-3070-0.

Contact address :
P. O. Box  : 307
Jimma , Ethiopia
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E-mail : Mail to Derbew @JU or Mail to Derbew @Yahoo